Definition of lenticular in English:

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Pronunciation: /lenˈtikyələr/


1Shaped like a lentil, especially by being biconvex: lenticular lenses
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  • Thanks to lenticular lenses, the figures disappeared like ghosts when the photographs were viewed from certain angles, suggesting the mutability of memory.
  • The berries in the most derived clade are all morphologically similar, with two carpels, axile placentation and mostly lenticular seeds.
  • The origin of the lenticular sandstone dykelets is more problematic.
2Relating to the lens of the eye.
Example sentences
  • When the lens is distorted, you have lenticular astigmatism.
  • On the patient's return from the war, an optician had confirmed the lenticular foreign body.
  • In 1912, a WD was described as a familial syndrome of progressive lenticular degeneration associated with cirrhosis of the liver.


Late Middle English: from Latin lenticularis, from lenticula, diminutive of lens, lent- 'lentil'.

Words that rhyme with lenticular

auricular, curricula, curricular, diverticula, funicular, navicular, particular, perpendicular, vehicular, vermicular

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Syllabification: len·tic·u·lar

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